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View Poll Results: What type of underfouling paint do you use?
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:43   #76
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Re: What is the best antifouling paint

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Re: What is the best antifouling paint

I have seen Coppercoat, or Copperpoxy, apparently work one year and fail the next. Perhaps the brand is an important difference but even then, sometimes the concept seems to work and sometimes not. You may notice it has not taken the market by storm, it/they keep getting mixed reviews.

And of course if there was a cheap and certain way to make your own bottom paint at low cost, sailors would be doing that en masse as well.

So don't kick yourself too hard for using the "wrong" solution, depending on product and local waters and how warm it is one year or how much current you are in, nothing works all the time. At any price.

Except perhaps TBT, which is considered an illegal weapon of mass destruction by most of the world these days. If there is no sea life left within ten miles of Trinidad, we'll know that's true.

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Re: What is the best antifouling paint

Hi, You're in Spain. Titan is made in Barcelona. I am thrilled with it. I paid 350 euros per drum. TITAN YATE AUTOPULIMENTABLE ALTA VELOCIDAD.
We have up to 8 coats in certain areas (Waterline, keel and rudder front, and prop-wash area) We expect 6 years till next haul out.

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